As we all know, Jon Jones has been reinstated with the UFC. Along with that, comes a reinstatement of sorts to social media, where Jon Jones was all but inactive across Twitter and Instagram since the hit-and-run accident in April. With legal issues by the wayside and his eyes set on a second matchup against current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier, there has been no shortage of the infamous Jon Jones on social media who holds no punches on Instagram videos or in his Tweets. Just remember to save screenshots and video capture anything that goes up, because there always a high probability it will be deleted within minutes – case in point, Jones deleted his Instagram reaction to Cormier’s victory over Alexander Gustaffson at UFC 192.
The feud between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones has been well-documented. From verbal exchanges leading up to the infamous stage brawl, to “Are you there p*ussy?”, to the fight mostly dominated by Jon Jones. The trash talk continues to rage on as the second matchup is on the radar.
We’re all just waiting on the time and place.
Cormier doesn’t want the rematch to take place in the yet-to-be-MMA-legal New York City. The champ said there will be no home field advantage for the challenger for this fight. Jones could care less where the fight takes place, as he stated he’d fight Cormier in his alma mater Oklahoma State University’s wrestling room.
This is where we pick up on this round of social media sparring between the two parties, occurring over the past 24 hours on Twitter (screenshots for reasons mentioned above):
While Jones said he’s done for now, this certainly won’t be the last exchange we see between these two.
We’re just sitting here, awaiting the fight announcement from the UFC.
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Stipe Miocic vs. Francis Ngannou Official for UFC 220
UFC 220 in Boston, Massachusetts has its main event. Stipe Miocic (17-2) will put his belt on the line for the third time against rising heavyweight star, Francis Ngannou (11-1)
Rumors surrounded the match-up for UFC 220 after Ngannou’s first round knockout over Alistair Overeem, at UFC 218. The Cameroonian heavyweight called for the fight himself. In his octagon interview proceeding his most recent victory, Ngannou stated:
“I’m feeling good… I’m on my way to a title shot”.
— UFC (@ufc) December 10, 2017
The heavy handed Ngannou has finished all of his opponents in all of his six UFC bouts. A streak which includes a kimura submission over Anthony Hamilton and a TKO victory against former UFC heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski. Overall, he holds a ten fight win streak. His only defeat came by way of unanimous decision to Zoumana Cisse, in his second professional MMA fight.
If victorious, Ngannou would become the first African-born champion in UFC history.
Not to be diminished, Stipe Miocic rides his a streak of his own into the beantown match-up. Five consecutive wins, five knockouts and the past four of which, ended in the first round. A victory in Boston for the champ would make him the longest reigning heavyweight champion in UFC history. Currently, Miocic is one of three heavyweights, in the promotions entirety, whom has successfully defended the belt twice.
UFC 220 will be held at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on January 20th, 2018. The pay-per-view (PPV) card will also feature light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, as he faces challenger Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir.
Ladies Fight Night 7: “Double Trouble” Preview
Polish women’s federation Ladies Fight Night is going to celebrate their second birthday this year on the 15th to 17th of December. Two days, two events with a lot of great bouts.
LFN in Poland is being titled the new Invicta FC. The Polish owners created this federation to give European women a chance to fight on a big platform.
Hosting their first ever event in December 2015, LFN will hold two great cards next week, that will feature women who have fought under many prestigious promotions, such as the UFC, Invicta, Bellator, Glory, and Kunlun.
Two days of fantastic fights, intensified by a double dose of sports impressions. The name is not accidental, LFN 7 / LFN 8 combines two events, during which the best Polish fighters will be shown, as well as the best fighters from Europe (including France, Sweden, Italy, the Czech Republic and Romania)
The stakes are high, and we are electrified by the clashes between warriors such as Żaneta Cieśla vs Silvia La Notte and Patricia Axling vs. Cindy Silvestri. Mainly due to their vastness of their experience in the cage.
In the fight of the evening, the talented Romanian Cristina Stanciu will face Magdaléna Šormovádo. Stanciu fought twice in the UFC, but she was unfortunately cut from the promotion after suffering consecutive losses to Cortney Casey and Maryna Moroz.
Judyta Rymarzak vs Marta Waliczek is an amazing fight between two experienced kickboxers. Both making their pro MMA debuts on the night, we will witness a one-of-a-kind duel between two kickboxing perfectionists, as they look to transcend their skills into the MMA world.
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